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The Political Economy of Virtue

Luxury, Patriotism, and the Origins of the French Revolution

by John Shovlin

  • 168 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Cornell University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European history: c 1750 to c 1900,
  • Political economy,
  • Revolutions & coups,
  • c 1700 to c 1800,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • France,
  • Europe - France,
  • Economic History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9466506M
    ISBN 100801474183
    ISBN 109780801474187

    W. J. M. MacKenzie Prize winner for the best book in Political Science published in `Of the sixteen books submitted, some of high quality, this one was agreed to be in a class of its own. The book breaks new ground in `green' political theory, and in an engaging manner, educates those anxious to be good citizens and challenges those responsible for public policy, in a .   Virtue and Economy. by Andrius Bielskis,Kelvin Knight. Rethinking Political and International Theory. Share your thoughts Complete your review. Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book. Rate it * You Rated it *Brand: Taylor And Francis.

    Marx and Social Justice Ethics and Natural Law in the Critique of Political Economy -century political economy. Relying on Aristotle’s definition of social justice grounded in ethics and politics, virtue and democracy, Marx applies it to a broader range of issues, including workers’ control and creativity, producer associations, human Author: George E. McCarthy. Every economy is a political economy and the enormous success of the U.S. economy has been as dependent on our political system as on our economic system. Indeed, many of the problems that currently plague the U.S. economy are the result of our failure to hold on to the political wisdom that guided our Founding : Dwight R. Lee.

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